Periodically, Montalvo releases calls for proposals for arts projects to be installed both on and off of its historic grounds. Artists at all career levels and from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
Installations for Healing:
New Artist-in-Residency Program at Valley Medical Center
Posted Monday, January 8, 2018
Applications due March 1, 2018
The Sally and Don Lucas Artists Program (LAP) at Montalvo Arts Center, in partnership with SV Creates, is seeking proposals for a new project-based Artist-in-Residency program at Santa Clara's Valley Medical Centers (VMC) Women & Children's Hospital Wing: a newly renovated facility dedicated to pediatric, newborn and women's health. Upon completion, the artist will create an extraordinary artwork to be placed on public view in the hospital.
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5 Hour Sculpture: Experiments in Public Space
Posted Tuesday, March 14, 2016
Applications due Monday, May 2, 2016
Montalvo is reaching out to artists of all disciplines and interdisciplinary collaborative teams interested in experimenting with public practice and exploring the creative possibilities of temporary “sculpture” in our 175 acre public park. We are looking for innovative proposals for events, temporary installations, interventions, gestures, actions, participatory engagements, and spectacular intrusions, all of which would occur during a five hour period from 5-10pm on Friday, July 22, 2016.
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